Douglas County, Nebraska
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County Information

Douglas County was established in 1855. It was named after Stephen A. Douglas (1813-1861), U.S. Senator from Illinois.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 340 square miles, of which 331 square miles is land and 9 square miles is water.

Douglas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 517,110. It is the state's most populous county, home to over one-fourth of Nebraska's residents. Its county seat is Omaha, the state's largest city.


Sailor And Soldier Statues at the Durham Museum in Omaha
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Douglas County Online Data

 

Architectural Features Births & Birthdays Biographies
Cemeteries Census Data Churches
Clubs, Societies & Organizations Documents Geographical Features
Historical Info Marriages, Engagements, Anniversaries & Divorces Military
News Articles Obituaries/Deaths People & Families
Precincts Queries Schools
Towns & Villages

Website Updates:

12 Nov 2018:
Clubs, Societies & Organizations: AK-SAR-BEN
01 Nov 2018:
People & Families: Who's Who - Charles Armstrong; George Franklin Ashby; Charles Joseph Assmann; Charles Bernard Atzen; Herman Aye

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Surrounding Counties

Dodge County - (northwest)
Washington County - (north)
Pottawattamie County, Iowa - (east)
Sarpy County - (south)
Saunders County - (west)

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